Situated behind the Town Hall, this modernist building is one of the largest food markets in Cantabria.
3. Shopping streets
Around the Town Hall Square you will find no end of streets with all kinds of shopping possibilities.
4. Church of Sagrado Corazón
Neogothic in style, its interior is known for the colourful paintings of Heinrich Immenkamp and the twelve pillars representing the twelve apostles.
5. Calle del Arrabal and Calle del Medio
These are two of the oldest streets in the city. Formerly they belonged to the Barrio del Mar quarter which was inhabited by fishermen and women netmakers. Nowadays it is one of the favourite areas of many locals for wine and tapas.
This building was the family house of Don Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola, the discoverer of the Prehistoric Caves of Altamira. It is the main headquarters of the Fundación Botín and provides numerous cultural activities from exhibitions to concerts and plays.
9. Plaza de Pombo
This is one of the best loved plazas in the city because of the many childhood memories associated with it. Even today the tradition of meeting on Sunday mornings to exchange picture cards is maintained.
10. Regatta Club
Located on the Plaza Pombo, the Club de Regatas (also known as the Casa Pombo) is the oldest recreational association in the city.
11. Plaza de Cañadío
Immediately behind the Plaza Pombo lies one of the most popular plazas of Santander as it is a meeting point for enjoying the nightlife